Sunday, February 5

A Publication of First Baptist Church, Bartlesville, OK
January 26, 2012
Sunday, February 5
Kicks off a series of exciting and informative
announcements from our
Vision Advisory Group and Staff
We will begin exploring together
what it means to be a church focused on
Building Disciples That Make Disciples
Sunday, January 29
6:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Please plan to bring chili, a dessert, or both to share
at this annual fellowship. To enter the friendly
competition entries need to be in Fellowship Hall
early because judging begins at 5:30 p.m. Following
the judging, all chili and desserts will be served. Kid
friendly food will be available for the younger
members of our church family.
Baby Sling Workshop
FBC has a wonderful opportunity to supply the young mothers of
Nicaragua with baby slings. This simple project can make a world
of difference in the lives of these women. Be a part of linking our
hands with our hearts in sharing Jesus’ love to those who are so
There is a workshop planned for Saturday, February 4, at the
Activities Building, where FBC members can come together to
help measure, cut, sew, label and pack fabric baby slings.
Breakfast will be provided at 9:00 a.m. by the Men’s Ministry
and the workshop will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
January 22, 2012
Sunday School
10:30 a.m.
6:00 p.m.
Month-To-Date Receipts:
Tithes & Offerings
World Missions
$ 89,432.37
$ 2,186.00
Our Medical Mission Team will distribute baby slings next July
in Nicaragua. It will take approximately 400 slings to provide one
for each mother.
Sign up at the kiosk near the elevator, call the church office, or
email Reita Adams at [email protected] if you can
attend. There will be child care provided by reservation due
Thursday, February 2.
Visit the kiosk for baby sling patterns, instructions, and/or fabric
for sewing at home.
Sympathy is extended
to the families of:
Murlene Nickels,
Don & Margaret Nickels and
Craig Nickels
in the loss of Murlene’s daughter
Gay Matthews of Los Alamos, NM
James, Jesus’ own brother, started out as a skeptic. See how one
glimpse of the resurrected Savior turned an unbeliever into a
disciple with Beth Moore’s 8-session study. And, in the process,
learn how you can put your own faith into action.
Our FBC Vision Advisory Group:
Register for one of three sessions:
Lindsey Christian, Bill Cullins, Wanda
Cunningham, Ann Gaines, Scott Hagar, Rex
Hartman, Tiffany Holmes, Lisa Johnson, Dennis
Pannell, Jason Pinney, Ray Stas, Bill Trout and
Session 1: Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Session 2: Tuesdays 11:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Session 3: Wednesdays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
All sessions begin week of February 20 in the FLC
Workbook fee $15
We are still looking for substitute
teachers! It's not too late to join
our team in making a difference in
the lives of boys and girls. When
you see Heather Smith, please
thank her as she has accepted the great
challenge of helping teach our 2nd Grade Sunday School
class. We are excited to have her join our team in building
Calling all kids in church! We are having a Grand Prix
Derby sponsored by our AWANA ministry on Wednesday,
March 14. You do not have to be a member of AWANA to
purchase a car kit and enter it in our race. Our registration
rules have changed for this year so please make sure you
read the Registration Information sheet. Big changes: all
cars entered must be purchased from FBC and have the
AWANA logo on the wheels. Cars will be available to
purchase for $5 during February.
Did you know that this February is Leap Month and Leap
Year? So in Children's Sunday School we are having a Leap
Into Sunday School month! All classes will have a
challenge every Sunday and for every event completed, a
child will win a point for their class. The class with the most
points will win a donut party! Ready to Leap?
Sunday, January 29 - Genesis 38-40
Monday, January 30 - Genesis 41-42
Tuesday, January 31 - Genesis 43-45
Wednesday, February 1 - Genesis 46-47
Thursday, February 2 - Genesis 48-50
Friday, February 3 - Exodus 1-3
Saturday, February 4 - Exodus 4-6
The Adults on Mission
program, Showing Jesus’
Love In Our Community, will
be held Thursday, February 2,
at 9:15 a.m. in the Activities
Building. Everyone interested
in missions is invited to
February 4
7:30 a.m.
Open registration for VOLLEYBALL!
Now through February 23
Competitive and Recreational Leagues
Activities Building
Breakfast by Team 1
√ Each participant will receive a t-shirt.
√ Games scheduled for 5:30, 6:40 or 7:50 p.m.
√ Each team entry will be guaranteed an eight week
regular season and post season tournament play.
√ Recreational League will play on Monday nights.
√ Competitive Leagues will play on Thursday nights.
√ Competitive League games will be refereed.
√ Each team may have an eight player roster. Matches
will be played 6 vs. 6.
Contact the Family Life Center
for entry fees and to enter your team!
A new 13 week session of GriefShare will begin
February 9. The Bartlesville GriefShare group is
open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.
GriefShare provides a place to help people along
the journey from mourning to joy. Our leaders
help provide a caring and encouraging
environment that allows each person’s unique
experience to be understood. For more
information about GriefShare and how to register
click the “GRIEFSHARE” logo on our website at or call 918-336-6172.
Non-Profit Organization
First Baptist Church
P. O. Box 1080
Bartlesville, OK 74005
Bartlesville, OK
Permit No. 49
Church Office: 918-336-6172
Intercessory Prayer: 918-336-PRAY (7729)
Web Address:
Return Service Requested
Dr. Joe Dan Fowler, Senior Pastor
Terry L. Long, Executive Pastor
Wade Daniel, Music Minister
Lance Brewer, Education Minister
Kevin Rainey, Student Minister
Angie Durden, Children’s Minister
Brenda VanHorn, Early Education Director
Josh Quigley, Family Life Center Director
1 Friday
February 3
6:00 - 9:45 p.m.
Birth through Pre-K meet in the Early
Education Center and Kindergarten through
grade 5 meet in the Family Life Center. Sign
up in Sunday School, at the Children’s
Ministry table on second floor, at the
Information Desk or call the Children’s
Ministry office at 918-336-6172.
 Reservations
Wednesday and cancellations need to
be made by Thursday prior to the event.
 Parents, please have your child wear
tennis shoes if they are going to the
Family Life Center.
February Event!!
Saturday, February 25
BOK Center of Tulsa
6th grade through College students
Leaving FBC at 2:00 p.m. - return time midnight “ish”
Cost $15. Sign-up soon. Only 35 spots available!